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Churches offer lodging for youth marchers
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As thousands of people streamed into the nation’s capital for the March for Our Lives, several United Methodist churches in and around Washington opened their doors to offer youth groups and their leaders a place to eat and sleep as they prepared for the rally.

Marchers call for new gun laws
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By Erik Alsgaard Hundreds of thousands of people around the world marched in solidarity with a group of high school students who are saying “enough is enough” when it comes to gun violence, especially in schools. United Methodists joined in the March for Our Lives here and in many of...

BWC celebrates record giving
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Another year, another record.  For the second year in a row, United Methodists throughout the Baltimore-Washington Conference showed their generosity and stewardship by contributing a record percentage of apportionment payments. According to Paul Eichelberger, BWC’s treasurer, churches...